Aadhaar reportedly not mandatory for linking with SIM cards
Updated : May 02, 2018 12:36 PM IST
The telcos have been instructed not to deny SIM cards to customers if they do not have an Aadhaar number.
The alternative documents will be accepted in order to fulfil the KYC norms for issuing the SIM, Sundarajan told the paper on Wednesday.
The Aadhaar and SIM link mandate had impacted residents, NRIs and foreigners visiting the country.